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Grills and headlights

Discussion in 'Alaska' started by Alaskan toy, Jan 29, 2013.

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What is your headlight mod preference with this grill?

Poll closed Feb 28, 2013.
  1. Color matched white headlights

    8 vote(s)
    21.6%
  2. Blacked out headlights

    29 vote(s)
    78.4%
  1. Jan 29, 2013 at 2:38 PM
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    Alaskan toy

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    So, I'm just beginning to put together a list for my truck, and I've come across the raptor style grill, which is definitely going on the list. However, I've come to ask your opinion on headlight mods. Should I color match with white, or black them out?

    Here's the grill I'm thinking of

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  2. Jan 29, 2013 at 2:39 PM
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    chipnoreo

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    yo dude post up the color of your truck ;)

    I know what it is but you already have my opinion
     
  3. Jan 29, 2013 at 2:40 PM
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    Pugga

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  4. Jan 29, 2013 at 2:46 PM
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    DeeKay21

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  5. Jan 29, 2013 at 2:48 PM
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    Alaskan toy

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    Color match = white!
     
  6. Jan 29, 2013 at 3:21 PM
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    benbacher

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    Black headlights and white satoshi. If you're gonna get a raptor grill you better pay Craig soon. I waited six months for my satoshi because of the line you start off in. He builds the raptors more sparingly soooooo.....you should pay soon haha.
     
  7. Jan 29, 2013 at 3:25 PM
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    AsianAnts

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    hmm.... i would probably do the black raptor and black headlight mod w/ retro and white shrouds maybe....
     
  8. Jan 29, 2013 at 3:33 PM
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  9. Jan 29, 2013 at 3:35 PM
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    BuzzardsGottaEat

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    IMO blacked out headlights with some white in them (accents or the shroud) would look best. All white on white is like the all black on black builds. There is less contrast and it blurs together. Black headlights with some white accents gets my vote.
     
  10. Jan 29, 2013 at 3:36 PM
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    chipnoreo

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    Poll wasn't showing up when I posted :p
     
  11. Jan 29, 2013 at 3:38 PM
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    I like the white headlights - it's different.
     
  12. Jan 29, 2013 at 3:50 PM
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    benbacher

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    It's different, I'm not sure it's better though. To each their own. I ALMOST did mine white when I went through them. Glad I did black though.
     
  13. Jan 29, 2013 at 3:53 PM
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    I like the BLHM with my white satoshi... I got TACOMA fab'd up to put on the front of my satoshi and I painted them black... that way it isnt an eyesore but classy.... pics on my build to come with the letters this weekend.

    White and black = Stormtrooper.... the ladies dig the stormtroops
    especially when you have a trooper helmet shifter :spy:
     
  14. Jan 29, 2013 at 3:53 PM
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    Russellstiltskin

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    Black WITH white? This might have just answered my dilemma i posted yesterday! haha.
    Hmm, i don't know Ben. But, those WHITE housing lights looked kinda sweet.
     
  15. Jan 29, 2013 at 4:13 PM
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    The white is pretty cool... but i don't thank that will get you into the stormtrooper club ;)

    wait, so if I do my headlights white and a satashi (however you spell it), can I be an "anti stormtrooper"?
     
  16. Jan 29, 2013 at 4:58 PM
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    White!!!
     
  17. Jan 29, 2013 at 5:49 PM
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    I say black, the white on white is just a little much I think.
     
  18. Jan 29, 2013 at 6:11 PM
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  19. Jan 29, 2013 at 7:13 PM
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    Sorry 357...I think that pushed me over the edge to black. Not to say it's too horrible, but it's too much white up front to me...especially with a big bold TACOMA staring you in the face...


    Which brings up another dilemma...Tacoma, or Takoma....choices choices.
     
  20. Jan 29, 2013 at 11:48 PM
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